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December 7, 2014 10:33 am

Polish Town Without Jews Stages Jewish Music Festival

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Jewish teens giving a "facelift" to historical cemetery in Poland. Photo: Ariel Fishman.

Of the 50,000 citizens in the Polish town of Kutno, not one is Jewish – yet it staged perhaps the most impressive concert of Jewish music I’ve ever heard.

The performers were all children from schools in the town, the youngest no more than six or seven. They belted out old hits in Yiddish and Hebrew with a fluency and stage presence that few adult performers could match.

Read full story at the BBC.

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  • Barb Feinstein

    This is incredible! These people, going back generations, must’ve had a very good impression of, or even friendships with, Jews. Even while most of Europe hated Jews. This is truly beautiful.

  • tamar grinshpon

    Thank you for promoting good works and supporting Jewish history!
    I am so proud and grateful to you all.

  • Peter

    That is nice. Maybe the lost tribes of Israel are beginning to return to their roots.

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